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June 14, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Special Meeting

1. Call to Order and Roll Call
Description:  It has been found and determined that in accordance with the policies and orders of the Board, the notice of this meeting was posted publicly at the Administration Building in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Section 551.001 et. seq., and that all of the terms of said article have been fully complied with and that the 72-hour notice required has been properly and correctly given.
2. Invocation
3. Pledges of Allegiance
4. Open Forum (Public Comment Section)
Description:  At this time, the Board will listen to comments from the public and others regarding both agenda action items and items that are not on the agenda. No action may be taken on non-agenda items. Public participation is limited to the designated open forum portion of a regular meeting. Any person wishing to address the Board concerning an item on the agenda for an open meeting must register with the Board secretary by email at no later than 10:00 a.m. the day of the Board meeting.  Any person wishing to address the Board concerning an item not on the Agenda can register with the Board Secretary at any time prior to the Board meeting.  Speakers will not be permitted to criticize HFISD employees, whether addressing the Board on an Agenda item or a subject not on the posted Agenda.
5. Superintendent's Announcements
6. Discussion of General Matters Related to the Bond Project
Description:  As a result of the upcoming bond project, the board will continue to receive monthly updates and information throughout the life of the project to its completion.

The administration, architects, and/or the CMaR will discuss general items and answer questions for the board.  In addition, specific items will be discussed relating, but not limited to, an overview of the design development book, the design of gymnasium bleachers, construction timeline, possibly setting a special meeting, the community bond committee, etc.
7. Discussion and Possible Approval of Transportation Services Provider
Description:  AllAboard Transportation, the districts current transportation provider, notified the district in late April 2021 that the company would no longer offer school transportation services.  Therefore, the district sought proposals from other transportation companies.

The board has been provided with proposals from GoldStar Transit, Inc. and First Student, Inc. The board will discuss, consider proposals/options, and possibly decide on a company to provide transportation services.
8. Discussion and Possible Approval of Items Related to the 2021-2022 Budget
Description:  Discussion of 2021-2022 budget items: Preliminary Property Values, Tax Compression, Increase in Employee Health Insurance.

Preliminary Property Values as of 04/29/2021 were $755,267,755. As of 05/18/2021 they were $792,867,245. As of 06/07/2021 they were $783,396,333. Tax Compression Rate TRS has again increased the cost of ActiveCare Health Plans. The minimum plan has increased $31 per employee enrolled. This will be a total increase of $5,053 per month or $60,636 per year for the 163 employees currently enrolled. Will the district pickup the difference?
Attachments: (1)
9. The Board May Convene into Closed (executive) session, TX Govt. Code 551.001 to discuss the following Items:
9.A. To deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of a public of officer or employee (Tex Govt Code 551.074, et seq.)
Description:  The district currently has one or more vacant positons.  Interviews are currently being conducted, and the Superintendent will bring recommendations for the position(s) to this Board meeting, if feasible.

Any action, decision or final vote with regard to any matter considered in such closed session, shall be made in open session.
10. Action(s) Relative to items considered in Closed Session.
11. Personnel Employment
Description:  The District currently has one or more vacant positions.

Interviews are currently being conducted, and the Superintendent will bring recommendations for the position(s) to this Board meeting, if feasible.
12. Personnel Resignations
Description:  It is possible that one or more resignations could be in the process of being submitted to the Superintendent.
If received, the Superintendent will present letters of resignation for board information.
13. Monthly Updates:  Business, Finance & Food Service, Curriculum & Instruction, Maintenance & Operation and Technology Departments

    Mark Waggoner:  
    Allison Byrd:
    Terry Sanders:     
    Jon Burris :
14. Board Announcements
15. Adjournment
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